Method Test Prep is a great tool students can use to prepare for the SAT and ACT exams. To access, students log on to their Career Cruising account (www.careercruising.com); click on My Plan under the student's name; click on Method Test Prep in the lower left hand corner.
Our local VFW is sponsoring this essay contest, and students will have the opportunity to win rewards at our local level. Top essays will then go on to a state and national competition. Application details are attached. If you have any questions, contact me and I'll get you in touch with our local contest coordinator. Due Nov. 1st.
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a test for students considering the military, will be administered at Glennallen School on Monday, October 24th starting at 850 am. Contact Mr. Lorence if you are interested.
A free practice tool to help you prepare for the SAT is available at the Khan Academy. Click here to check it out!
The United States Senate Youth Program has begun its statewide selection process. In March, two Alaska students will join 104 other delegates for Washington Week – an intensive educational program about the workings of the Senate and the federal government overall. State delegates will have outstanding leadership qualities and a strong commitment to public service. They generally rank in the 1 percent of their states academically. Each delegate receives a $10,000 undergraduate scholarship and an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Alaska’s eligible students must be high school juniors or seniors, an elected student officer for the entire 2016-2017 academic year, and state residents.
Students should submit their application to their principal or myself by Monday, October 24th. Each school can nominate one student. Due October 24th!
Juniors (and interested sophomores) that are considering college: You are invited to participate in the Preliminary SAT as a way to see how ready you are for college. Juniors that take the test are automatically entered in the National Merit Scholarship competition. The test measures reading, writing and language, and math skills developed over many years of school. The cost is $15, and you register at your school office. It will be administered on Wednesday, October 19th. For more information, call Glennallen School at 822-5286 or Kenny Lake School at 822-3870.